Controlled burn yields smoke cloud

Smoke cloud Sunday from a burn in McCormick County

 

The large cloud of smoke seen in McCormick and parts of Columbia County this afternoon is coming from a controlled burn of acreage.

Pam Tucker, director of Columbia County emergency services, says the burning of undergrowth is taking place on the South Carolina side of the Savannah River.

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Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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